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The Miracle of Flight





 Jan. 14, 1910, Gasoline
Yes, everything runs on gasoline.

Jan. 13, 1910, Aviation Meet
Jan. 13, 1910, Paulhan

Madame Paulhan climbs out of her husband's plane after making a trip.

Jan. 14, 1910, Aviation Meet

"Mon Dieu! How can I tell you? One floats away, one glides through the air, and that is all. How can I describe it? It is impossible," Mme. Paulhan says.

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J.H. Klassen's monoplane catches fire, but quick action prevents other airplanes from burning.

Jan. 14, 1910, Aviation Meet

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How Ted Gale sketched Aviation Week.
Jan. 14, 1910: Another day of wonders, a day of 19th century miracles become the popular sport of the 20th century -- that is briefly the story of the fourth day of the Los Angeles Aviation Meet.

 
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